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Sunday, March 29, 2015

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The Magnificent Bastard Cocktail

In 2009 we embarked on the quest to invent the next great cocktail. With reader help, along with a lot of taste-testing, drunkenness, and a few debilitating hangovers, we found it in 2010.

the magnificent bastard

The Winner

Bryan Swanson invented The Magnificent Bastard. See the recipe and an interview with the creator. Then mix one, or three.

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the runners up

The Runners Up

While these cocktails didn't win, they are an important contribution to boozing MBs worldwide.

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the bracket

The Bracket

See how each entry fared in a NCAA basketball-style single-elimination tournament bracket.

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thomas edison

The Contest

See more about why it was high time someone invented the next great cocktail. Mad love to our inspiration, Tom Edison.

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BETA

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  • 2 parts Germain-Robin Craft Method brandy
  • 1 part Cointreau
  • 1 part fresh lemon juice

Lightly shake with ice, then pour into a ice-filled rocks glass. Based on your tastes, brandy choice, and strength of the lemon juice, you should adjust the Cointreau and lemon juice to find proper balance.


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